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25 December, 2006

Dreamgirls is a Broadway musical, with music by Henry Krieger and lyrics and book by Tom Eyen. Based on the show business aspirations and successes of R&B acts such as The Supremes, The Shirelles, James Brown, Jackie Wilson, and others, the musical follows the story of a young female singing trio from Chicago, Illinois called "The Dreams", who become music superstars. Staged with a mostly African-American cast and originally starring Jennifer Holliday, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Loretta Devine, Ben Harney, Cleavant Derricks, Vondie Curtis-Hall, and Obba Babatundé, the musical opened on December 20, 1981, at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway. The musical was then nominated for 13 Tony Awards, including the Tony Award for Best Musical, and won six. It was later adapted into a motion picture from DreamWorks and Paramount Pictures in 2006. The film starred Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé, Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Hudson, Danny Glover, Anika Noni Rose, and Keith Robinson.

Music Henry Krieger
Lyrics Tom Eyen
Book Tom Eyen
Productions 1981 Broadway, 1983 US tour, 1985 international tour, 1987 Broadway revival, 1997 US tour, 2001 Broadway concert, 2006 feature film, 2009 US tour, 2016 West End

Sobre Dreamgirls

This two-time Academy Award winning film follows a group of black soul singers through the 1960s and 1970s in Detroit.

Conquista de Dreamgirls

The film is based on the 1981 Broadway musical of the same name by composer Henry Krieger and lyricist/librettist Tom Eyen.  The film was released on Christmas Day in 2006. 

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Dreamgirls Category.. Dreamgirls: Original Broadway Cast Album - Dreamgirls: Original Broadway Cast Album is the cast album for the original Broadway production of the musical Dreamgirls, which debuted at the Imperial Theatre on December 20, 1981.. Dreamgirls: Music from the Motion Picture - Dreamgirls: Music from the Motion Picture is a soundtrack album for the 2006 film Dreamgirls. The album was released by Music World Entertainment and Columbia Records on December 5, 2006 in two versions: a single-disc standard release, and a two-disc deluxe edition.. Dreamgirl: My Life As a Supreme, the 1986 autobiography of former Supremes member Mary Wilson.. All-Black cast Broadway shows.. Musicals inspired by real-life events.. West End musicals.

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